OpenWRT: Network Democratization

OpenWRT router

Democratization is a trending word in today’s era, i.e., private-owned have to be community-driven, vendor to be open source, elite to be everybody, locked to be freedom. In the hardware domain especially in switch/routing technology that is dominated by just a bunch of vendors, democratization can be seen in the advent of new technologies such as a metal bare switch, OpenFlow, and OpenWRT.

User interface of the router

Just playing around with a new OpenWRT router, sending all stats and events out of the router and creating something useful from the data (e.g. greeting someone when he/she is at home, customizing internet access profile for every child).

Monitor performance of OpenWRT router

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